132A Bridge Road Richmond VIC 3121

Sports & Exercise Medicine

OSVi offers complete management for sports-related injuries and illnesses, both acute and overuse, that may affect an athlete's ability to exercise or perform their sport.

We empower athletes to achieve their maximum performance and full potential. Our team of world-class specialists in sports and exercise medicine have dedicated their careers to helping athletes excel in their chosen sport by managing injuries and illnesses that affect exercise and performance.

We’re pleased to offer a high standard of evidence-based management of:

  • Bone and joint injuries
  • Muscle injuries
  • Ligament and tendon injuries
  • Illnesses affecting training and performance.
OSVi training facility

Meet our Sports and Exercise Medicine Team

Meet our sports and exercise medicine team

Dr Bianca Scotney

Sports physician specialist

Bianca completed her medical degree in 2001 at the University of Melbourne. She commenced training in General Surgery before deciding on a career in Sport and Exercise Medicine, which has led to a very rewarding role in caring for patients at all levels of physical activity over the past 13 years. Her previous work with elite athletes and teams has seen her head up major national and international sporting events. Bianca recently retired from 7 seasons as a men’s AFL team doctor to spend more weekends with her own family. She continues in her role on the AFL Doctors Association Executive and providing match day coverage for interstate teams. Bianca is a highly experienced sports medicine consultant and an exciting addition to the MP Sports Physicians team.

Dr Bianca Scotney
Clinical interests:
  • Acute injuries
  • Bone stress injuries
  • Concussion management
  • Tendon injuries
  • Non-surgical management of osteoarthritis
  • Injury prevention

Please note, whilst we have listed specific areas of interest for our practitioners, this does not mean they are limited to only the topics listed. All of our sport physicians are thoroughly trained in every aspect of the musculoskeletal system; the subjects noted above are simply areas of personal interest, not expertise.

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery University of Melbourne, 2001
  • Fellowship of the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Medicine, 2014
  • Dooley Prize for excellence in anatomy demonstration, Oxford University School of Medicine, UK, 2005
Previous & current sporting club associations:
  • AFL Men’s team doctor, Melbourne Football Club, North Melbourne Football Club 2013-2021
  • Australia in the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships, Austria. Team doctor 2015
  • Melbourne Vixen’s Netball Club team doctor 2013
  • W-League Melbourne Victory team doctor 2013
  • Freycinet Challenge Mutli-sport Adventure Race, event doctor 2010
  • Australia 19U Netball Team, team doctor 2010-2011
  • VFL Club Doctor 2008 (Sandringham FC), 2009 (Collingwood FC), 2011 (Casey Scorpions FC)
  • Australia 21U Netball Team, team doctor 2008-2009, Australian
  • Swimming Australia National Championships event doctor 2011
  • FFA A-League event doctor
  • Gymnastics Victoria preferred provider 2011 – ongoing

Surgical assistant to sports orthopaedic surgeons 2009- ongoing

Dr Jason Chan


Graduated in 1994 at the University of Melbourne. Jason has pursued his interests in sports medicine and orthopaedics for the past 25 years. The Chief Medical Officer for the Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club for the past 9 years, Dr Chan has been involved with AFL/VFL/community football, international soccer, Melbourne Rebels and Queensland State of Origin rugby. Founder of Surgical Assistants Group of Victoria, Dr Chan has extensive orthopaedic experience and access to surgeons who are adept at sports issues. A father of 5 and grandfather to 2, when not attending match day with the Storm, he can be found watching his kids playing sports and jogging around the MCG.


Clinical Pathway

OSVi offers a vertical model of care that integrates the skills of an extensive multidisciplinary team to promote a return to full performance.
Thorough assessment
  • Full medical history
  • Physical examination
Appropriate investigations
  • X-rays
  • Ultrasound
  • CT scan
  • MRI scan
  • DEXA scan
  • Blood tests
Review and plan
  • Discuss test results
  • Plan treatment
Treatment phase

May include:

  • Exercise modification
  • Potential referral to physiotherapy and exercise physiology
  • Medications
  • Injections
  • ESWT
  • Other referrals as necessary